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Brampton man charged after 2 teens sexually assaulted at beach in Innisfil, Ont.

File photo of South Simcoe Police cruiser.
File photo of South Simcoe Police cruiser. South Simcoe Police / File / Twitter

A 28-year-old Brampton, Ont., man has been charged after two teenage girls were sexually assaulted while swimming at a beach in Innisfil, Ont., over a week ago, South Simcoe police say.

At about 5:30 p.m. on June 20, officers responded to the beach at the end of Mapleview Drive for a report of a sexual offence.

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According to police, the two teens notified adults nearby about what happened immediately after the incident occurred.

Officers say people at the scene called 911 while the suspect fled in a car. The suspect subsequently surrendered to police on Sunday.

According to officers, the two teens didn’t suffer physical injuries as a result of the incident.

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Phillip Mitchell, 28, was charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of sexual interference.

He was released with a future court date.

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